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Russian trade with the Philippines in 2013

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with the Philippines in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In 2013, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $1,778,395,126, up 7.96% ($131,129,567) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2013 totaled $1,323,866,411, up 11.88% ($140,559,025) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2013 were $454,528,715, down 2.03% ($9,429,458) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Philippines in 2013 was $869,337,696, a 20.85% increase ($149,988,483) over 2012.

The Philippines was Russia’s 53rd largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 56th in 2012), accounting for 0.2112% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1956% in 2012).

The Philippines was Russia’s 49th largest export market in 2013 (up from 54th in 2012), accounting for 0.2511% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2255% in 2012).

The Philippines was Russia’s 58th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 56th in 2012), accounting for 0.1443% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1462% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

The major share of Russian exports to the Philippines in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.38% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (87.11% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.41% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (7.12% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.18% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.01% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.50% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.30% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $178,006,608;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $28,763,531;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $4,420,588.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $25,919,924.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 105,245-100.00
10 Cereals 28,763,531 2.17 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 117,360 0.01 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 13,071-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,057,531 0.08 14,3837,252.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,208,713,587 91.30 1,030,706,97917.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,851,710 0.22 5,667,813-49.69
29 Organic chemicals 50,628 0.00 53,898-6.07
31 Fertilizers 695,112 0.05 3,384,360-79.46
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 96,900 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 17,709 0.00 20,716-14.52
39 Plastics and articles thereof 331,309 0.03 356,797-7.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 148,692 0.01 1,085,042-86.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 196,490 0.01 200,570-2.03
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 590,806 0.04 523,09312.94
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19,086,324 1.44 14,665,73630.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2 0.00 5,937-99.97
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 60 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 50 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,407 0.00 91853.27
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 37 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 58,355,789 4.41 84,275,713-30.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 260-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,230 0.00 2,089-41.12
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 777-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 3,388-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 515-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 1,479-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,598,213 0.20 1,019,654154.81
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 50,474 0.00 191,388-73.63
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 37,661-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 131,260 0.01 444,704-70.48
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0 0.00 14,005-100.00
SS Classified 10,200 0.00 40 511 195-99.97

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 68.13% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (60.78% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.41% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (20.44% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.92% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (11.73% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.15% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (4.56% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $25,147,930;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $6,783,943;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,932,036;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,883,561;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,746,252.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $36,222,803;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $10,649,048.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 41,584 0.01 17,181142.03
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,707 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 176,510 0.04 127,82638.09
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 66,316 0.01 138,548-52.14
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 32,398,799 7.13 43,047,847-24.74
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 496 0.00 9,659-94.86
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4,434,693 0.98 5,252,483-15.57
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 36,416 0.01 10,272254.52
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 245,375 0.05 590,806-58.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 85,999 0.02 39,298118.84
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 54,497 0.01 30,34979.57
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,570 0.00 2,30098.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,436,636 0.54 3,294,664-26.04
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 547,873 0.12 446,06122.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 331,905 0.07 129,687155.93
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,227,101 0.93 1,295,065226.40
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 35,283 0.01 29,45119.80
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 183 0.00 10,694-98.29
29 Organic chemicals 933,215 0.21 998,246-6.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 172,242 0.04 240,490-28.38
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,083,770 0.24 513,063111.24
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 109,710 0.02 99,41810.35
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 89,492-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,322 0.00 2,869-53.92
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,958,348 1.09 3,212,09654.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 809,385 0.18 529,51452.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 52,896,175 11.64 89,118,978-40.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 677,842 0.15 1,149,067-41.01
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 274,814 0.06 339,307-19.01
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 124,250 0.03 138,572-10.34
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 105,340 0.02 87,09920.94
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 8,650 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,862,824 0.41 1,727,8227.81
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 123 0.00 1,700-92.76
52 Cotton 3,966 0.00 1,957102.66
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 401,131 0.09 336,11119.34
54 Man-made filaments 98 0.00 202-51.49
55 Man-made staple fibers 914 0.00 93,376-99.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 993,563 0.22 921,3367.84
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5 0.00 152-96.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 21 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18,450,546 4.06 11,666,60358.15
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,734,300 1.70 7,701,3670.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,756 0.01 27,58018.77
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,355 0.00 42,718-96.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 349,031 0.08 354,514-1.55
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 124 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3,395 0.00 3,06110.91
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,647 0.00 13,790-37.30
69 Ceramic products 22,073 0.00 149,394-85.22
70 Glass and glassware 56,589 0.01 19,188194.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 105,433 0.02 120,804-12.72
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 14,973-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 350,479 0.08 447,756-21.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,736 0.00 4,42752.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 33,391 0.01 5,587497.66
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11,183 0.00 27,916-59.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 284,791 0.06 222,71627.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 75,963,111 16.71 50,815,18149.49
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 220,453,639 48.50 220,110,2250.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 329,121 0.07 36,269807.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,925,762 2.84 11,042,20117.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 454,792 0.10 565,157-19.53
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 88 0.00 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 693,765 0.15 676,3532.57
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,372,174 0.30 1,625,499-15.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,333,234 0.95 4,182,8223.60
SS Classified 8,549 0.00 9 014-5.16

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia